Aya Nader is an independent journalist based in Egypt, writing for Daily News Egypt, Al-Ahram Weekly, and BECAUSE among others. She is an MA candidate in International Relations at the American University in Cairo. Tweets @AyaNaderM
Egypt: the deep state’s war on journalism
The state is aware that free press means more accountability and their fear of being monitored, exposed, or held...
Insecurity under Egypt's ‘security’ forces
Abuses are systemic despite regime attempts to portray them as 'isolated'. People have much to fear from the police...
The photojournalist who ‘damaged Egyptian national unity’
Shawkan, an Egyptian photojournalist, has had his detention extended yet again. His camera has been as cold as the...
Update: Egypt’s Hossam Bahgat released from military intelligence
The award-winning journalist was released after being held for interrogation, sparking an outcry from local and...
Egyptian journalist under military interrogation for “harming national security”
Prominent journalist and rights activist Hossam Bahgat faces military trial in Egypt for his investigative journalism.
Sisi’s men: anticipating the coming regime
The challenge Sisi will face, will be in keeping his outer circle intact, a challenge which will be the main...